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Sondheim Musical 'Assassins' Makes Belated Broadway Debut

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Sondheim Musical 'Assassins' Makes Belated Broadway Debut

Sondheim Musical 'Assassins' Makes Belated Broadway Debut

Sondheim Musical 'Assassins' Makes Belated Broadway Debut

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This week, the Stephen Sondheim-John Weidman musical Assassins opened on Broadway, after a 13-year struggle to get there. The play is a withering portrait of some of the men and women who've made names for themselves by trying to assassinate a president.